Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
. with three regular season games left, the birds are still tied for the american league east with the yankees. the orioles finish their season in tampa. >>> nationals begin their final series of the regular season tonight at home. a win against the phillies tonight and the nats clinch the nl east. they also win the division if the braves lose to the pirates. the nats had a chance to win the division yesterday in st. louis but ross detwiler did not do so well in his first major league start in his home state. he didn't make it out of the 3rd inning. nationals lose to the cardinals 10-4. >>> an fda advisory panel is recommending approval for a device that can help blind people regain part of their sight. >> ben nita nyer has more on this artificial retina. >> reporter: dean lloyd lost his sight when he was in his 30s. he suffers from a rare disease that damages the retina. >> i lost all ability to form images in 1989 after that point in time, i had no vision for at least 17 years. >> reporter: that began to change when he enrolled in a clinical trial and doctors implanted an artificial retina.